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300 Blackout: A Brief Ancestry & Historical Timeline

Posted by Nic Johnson on

300 Blackout: A Brief Ancestry & Historical Timeline

  It’s not often that a round with super and subsonic capabilities is able to break down barriers between military, sporting and hunting communities while injecting itself into the mainstream. From it’s humble roots as a wildcat round, to it’s development for use within the spec ops community, the 300 Blackout round has been on a steady trajectory upwards into our modern firearm culture. In this blog post we look back though time to connect the dots though ancestry, events, components, and key individuals that helped birth of a new and popular commercial round used in many rifle platforms today: the 300 Blackout. 1889 - .303 British First...

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Why Subsonic 300 Blackout Needs a Pistol Length Gas System

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Why Subsonic 300 Blackout Needs a Pistol Length Gas System

When entering the subsonic world you are going to be factoring in a suppressor, different ammunition types, barrel sizes, and gas systems, buffer tube weights. All of which can have an effect on how well your rifle performs. One of the most common questions we get in the shop is why do you need a pistol length gas system when running sub-sonic rounds through a suppressed 300 Blackout AR15? Because of the rounds ballistic capabilities of moving below the speed of sound, there is an inherent problem with the amount of powder load used to propel the round. Too much powder and...

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Minnesota Weapons Collectors Association Gun Show

Posted by Joshua Brangenberg on

The MWCA St. Paul Gun Show will be held this weekend, October 3rd-4th, in the Minnesota State Fair Education Building. We are excited to attend this gun show hosted by the Minnesota Weapons Collectors Association.The address  is 1265 Snelling Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108.Now that Minnesota has legalized the use of suppressors, you can utilize our subsonic ammunition. FOG has been producing 300 AAC Blackout subsonic rounds for some time now and shipping it to states all over the country, we will have it with us at this show so you too can enjoy this subsonic round. We will also...

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How to Buy a Silencer/Suppressor

Posted by Joshua Brangenberg on

Beginning July 1st, Minnesotans can now apply to purchase and use a suppressor. Even though no one can hunt with a suppressor until August 1st, getting your application in fast is essential. It can take months for your application to go through ATF. Be aware, when I say months, it will be a lot of waiting time. A lot. If you do not know where to start your purchase of a suppressor, just follow these steps! Place your suppressor order at a dealer. Yes, this means you will need to pay an arm and a leg, but you will not be...

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300 Blackout Explanation

Posted by Joshua Brangenberg on

This video explains the difference between 300 AAC Blackout and .223, and how the 300 Blackout is similar to the AK's 7.62x39. Currently, we offer two types of subsonic 300 AAC Blackout ammunition, a 208 grain A-Max and a 220 grain Sierra MatchKing. A supersonic 300 Blackout will be coming soon!

If you are interested in converting your AR to shoot 300 Blackout, give us a call at 218-547-3015!

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